Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Santa Clara is $2,626, a 10% decrease compared to the previous year, when the average rent was $2,926.
Average Rent in Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$2,626||-10%||895 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA apartment is 895 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,00090%
Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households32%
- Owner-occupied Households67%
14,455 or 32% of the households in Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA are renter-occupied while 30,214 or 67% are owner-occupied.
Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA By Neighborhood
|Los Altos Hills||$2,799|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Santa Clara are Gilroy, where the average rent goes for $2,206/month, East Foothills, where renters pay $2,281/mo on average, and Alum Rock, where the average rent goes for $2,376/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Campbell ($2,384), Loyola ($2,426), and San Jose ($2,485), where the asking prices are below the average Santa Clara rent of $2,626/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Santa Clara are Los Gatos ($2,892), Palo Alto ($2,940) and Cupertino ($3,001).
The most popular neighborhood in Santa Clara is Palo Alto, where there are 88 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $2,940. Next up is San Jose, where apartments go for $2,485/month, followed by Sunnyvale with $2,590 If you’re looking to rent in Santa Clara’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Mountain View, where renters pay $2,795 on average, and Campbell, where the average monthly rent is $2,384.
Santa Clara | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Alum Rock is 1% lower than in Campbell
Alum Rock rent is 10% lower than Santa Clara average
Campbell rent is 9% lower than Santa Clara average
How Santa Clara Compares to Other Cities
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